Senior Systematic Reviewer

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH)

NDPH, Richard Doll Building, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford

Grade 8: £38,896 - £46,414 p.a. (pro rata for part-time)

The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The Clinical Trial Service Unit (CTSU), a research institute within NDPH, is one of the world’s leading centres for research into chronic diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. 

We are seeking a Senior Scientist to take a central role in CTSU’s Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group (EBCTCG), which undertakes meta-analyses of individual patient data from randomised trials of treatment for women with breast cancer.

The appointee will contribute strategically towards the EBCTCG, developing a comprehensive understanding of the literature searching database, the trial processing and checking procedures, and taking a prominent role in data acquisition, checking, analysis, and presenting and writing up the findings of the EBCTCG overviews. 

To be considered, you will have a PhD (or equivalent expertise) in epidemiology, oncology, statistics or a related field, with expertise in conducting and interpreting systematic reviews or other forms of evidence synthesis. You will have a good publication record and/or success in securing grant funding, excellent attention to detail, problem-solving, organisational and communication skills and an interest in applying these skills to advance medical research.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to:

The position is full-time (part-time considered) and fixed-term for 2 years in the first instance.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 17 November 2016.

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